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101 philosophy problems

Author: Martin Cohen
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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An introduction to philosophy that presents 101 humorous stories containing philosophical problems for the reader to solve.
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Genre/Form: Introductions
Aufgabensammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cohen, Martin, 1964-
101 philosophy problems.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2007
(OCoLC)988943285
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Cohen
ISBN: 9780415404013 0415404010 9780415404020 0415404029 9780203207949 0203207947
OCLC Number: 75713360
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 238 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Contents --
Forward! --
How to use this book --
11 logical loops and paradoxical problems to get started with --
1 The hanging judge --
2 The cow in the field --
3 Protagoras¿ problem --
4 The hairdresser of Hindu Kush --
5 The raven --
6 The tuck-shop dilemma --
7 The unexpected exam --
8 Sorites --
9 The Society for Useless Information¿s problem --
10 A problem with lentils --
11 The sentence --
Six ethical stories --
12 Diktatia --
13 A relative problem --
14 The dog and the professor --
15 The dog and the professor II --
16 Problems in the Lost Kingdom of Marjon --
17 Problems in the Lost Kingdom of Marjon II --
18 The Lost Kingdom and the pesky-fly problem --
19 The Lost Kingdom and the pesky-fly problem II --
20 The Lost Kingdom and the pesky-fly problem III --
21 New Diktatia --
22 New Diktatia II --
23 New Diktatia III --
Half a half dozen of your numbers problems --
24 The bent coin problem --
25 Life on Sirius --
ix --
26 The infinite hotel --
Zeno¿s paradoxes --
27 Achilles and the tortoise --
28 Lost in Space --
29 Dancing in the stadium --
30 That¿s enough paradoxes (ed.) --
Some value judgements --
31 Fakes and forgeries --
32 Flash Bagman --
33 The value of stamps and potatoes --
34 The value of stamps and potatoes II --
Paradoxical picture puzzles --
35 The cube and the triangle --
36 Figure/ground reversal --
37 The false leg --
38 The chair --
39 Band with a twist in it --
40 ¿The blobs¿ and ¿The colour disk illusion¿ --
Problems with time --
41 The time machine --
42 The time-stopper --
43 The microworld time forgot --
44 The unreliable watches --
Personal problems --
45 The mind¿s eye --
46 A more corporeal problem --
47 The book --
48 The book II --
49 Sleeping problems --
50 Indispositional problems --
51 Still indisposed --
52 The sleeping man --
53 A problem arranging ship battles --
54 Deep Thought speaks for itself --
55 Deeper thought --
47 The book --
48 The book II --
49 Sleeping problems --
50 Indispositional problems --
51 Still indisposed --
52 The sleeping man --
53 A problem arranging ship battles --
54 Deep Thought speaks for itself --
55 Deeper though --
Paradoxical pictures --
56 Daytime ¿ or night-time? --
57 But will the waterfall? --
58 The architect¿s secret --
59 The three hares illusion --
Twelve traditional philosophy problems no one really cares about anyway --
60 Unicorns¿ horns 61 The King of France¿s pate --
62 Snow¿s colour --
63 Unmarried bachelors --
64 The author of Waverley --
65 Martian water --
66 The millennium problem --
67 Green and red --
68 G. E. Moore¿s problem --
69 Kant¿s problem --
70 More Kant --
71 The table --
Some nasty medical problems --
72 The three embryos problem --
73 Kidnapped by doctors! --
74 Kidnapped by doctors! Episode II --
75 Potentially a problem --
76 Whose baby? --
77 A sinister transplant problem --
78 More sinister transplant problems --
Two Chinese problems --
79 The turtle --
80 The nightingale¿s song --
Fundamentally religious problems --
81¿88 (Raised by an annoying parishioner on a wet Sunday afternoon, with the Vicar) --
89 The evangelist --
Elementary problems of natural philosophy --
90 Poincaré¿s problem --
91 Problems with the speed of light --
92 Further problems of natural philosophy --
93 Advanced further problems of natural philosophy --
94 Schrödinger¿s cat¿s problem 95 The space yacht¿s black hole --
Pretty final problems --
96 Schopenhauer¿s problem --
97 Schopenhauer¿s problem too --
98 A fairly terminal problem for dull philosophers --
99 Descartes¿ big problem --
100 The problem of how to get to --
101 (unsolved) --
101 The problem of existence --
Discussions --
Glossary Reading guide Acknowledgements Index.
Other Titles: One hundred one philosophy problems
One hundred and one philosophy problems
Responsibility: Martin Cohen.
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